Review: could Acyclovir cause Substance Abuse?


Summary

Substance abuse is found among people who take Acyclovir, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Chantix, and have Pain . We study 23,314 people who have side effects while taking Acyclovir from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Substance abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Substance abuse and more.

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Acyclovir

Acyclovir has active ingredients of acyclovir. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Acyclovir 23,946 users)

Substance Abuse

Substance abuse has been reported by people with death, drug withdrawal syndrome, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence, malaise (latest reports from 31,263 Substance abuse patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

23,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Acyclovir.
Among them, 19 people (0.08%) have Substance Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acyclovir cause Substance abuse?

Gender of people who have Substance Abuse when taking Acyclovir *:

  • female: 31.58 %
  • male: 68.42 %

Age of people who have Substance Abuse when taking Acyclovir *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.75 %
  • 30-39: 18.75 %
  • 40-49: 31.25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 31.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Hepatitis C (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Neurontin (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Chantix (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Oxycontin (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Keflex (7 people, 36.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Pain (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Hallucination (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (7 people, 36.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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